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2012–13 USHL season

The 2012–13 USHL season is the 33rd season of the United States Hockey League as an all-junior league. The regular season began on September 28, 2012 and concluded on April 13, 2013[1] with the regular season champion winning the Anderson Cup.

2012-13 USHL Season
LeagueUnited States Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 28, 2012 – May 17, 2013
Number of games64
Number of teams16
Regular season
Anderson CupDubuque Fighting Saints
(3rd Anderson Cup)
Clark Cup Champions
ChampionsDubuque Fighting Saints
(5th Clark Cup)
USHL seasons

The playoffs began on April 16, 2013 and completed on May 17, 2013.[2] The top four teams from each conference competed for the Clark Cup, with all series played in a best-of-five format.[3]

This season was the 21st season in which one team captured both the Anderson Cup and the Clark Cup in the same season. It was the first time the Dubuque Fighting Saints accomplished this feat.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standings reflect games played through April 14, 2013[4]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PIM = Penalties in Minutes
x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched conference title; z = clinched regular season title

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Team GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM
z-Dubuque Fighting Saints 64 45 11 8 98 247 154 1055
x-Green Bay Gamblers 64 37 23 4 78 234 207 1069
x-Youngstown Phantoms 64 37 27 0 74 215 199 1346
x-Muskegon Lumberjacks 64 31 23 10 72 183 175 924
Chicago Steel 64 29 31 4 62 179 212 1069
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders 64 25 30 9 59 188 221 970
Team USA 64 22 37 5 49 178 230 999
Indiana Ice 64 21 37 6 48 181 249 816

Western ConferenceEdit

Team GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM
y-Sioux Falls Stampede 64 45 17 2 92 241 187 1047
x-Fargo Force 64 38 19 7 83 229 201 981
x-Waterloo Black Hawks 64 39 21 4 82 273 217 923
x-Lincoln Stars 64 39 22 3 81 217 191 1538
Omaha Lancers 64 34 29 1 69 177 183 1038
Sioux City Musketeers 64 23 30 11 57 196 200 1376
Des Moines Buccaneers 64 25 35 4 54 189 245 1570
Tri-City Storm 64 22 35 7 51 189 245 931

PlayersEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Final statistics reflect games played through April 14, 2013[5]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; PTS = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus Rating; PIM = Penalties in Minutes

Player Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM
Taylor Cammarata Waterloo Black Hawks 59 38 55 93 +39 49
Justin Kloos Waterloo Black Hawks 54 29 58 87 +34 22
Zach Stepan Waterloo Black Hawks 56 32 46 78 +25 50
Kyle Novak Green Bay Gamblers 64 27 50 77 +23 19
Mike Szmatula Dubuque Fighting Saints 63 37 39 76 +49 40
Jake Guentzel Sioux City Musketeers 60 29 44 73 +13 24
Nicholas Schilkey Green Bay Gamblers 59 32 39 71 +10 27
Peter Quenneville Dubuque Fighting Saints 63 33 37 70 +29 18
Dominic Toninato Fargo Force 64 29 41 70 +29 50
Brendan Harms Fargo Force 64 25 45 70 +33 45

Leading goaltendersEdit

Final statistics reflect games played through April 14, 2013[6]

Note: GP = Games Played; MIN = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; SO = Shutouts; GA = Goals Allowed; GAA = Goals Against Average; SV% = Save Percentage

Player Team GP MIN W L OTL SO GA GAA SV%
Arthur Brey Dubuque Fighting Saints 38 2084:24 24 6 4 3 77 2.22 0.904
Kevin Lindskoug Muskegon Lumberjacks 46 2707:52 23 17 6 8 112 2.48 0.924
Connor Girard Sioux City Musketeers 33 1854:40 18 10 3 2 77 2.49 0.904
Alex Lyon Omaha Lancers 50 2894:00 26 21 1 1 128 2.65 0.916
Kyle Hayton Sioux City Musketeers 25 1515:23 13 8 4 0 67 2.65 0.911

Clark Cup PlayoffsEdit

Conference Semi-Finals
(Best of 5)
Conference Finals
(Best of 5)
Clark Cup Championship
(Best of 5)
         
1 Dubuque 3
4 Muskegon 0
1 Dubuque 3
Eastern Conference
3 Youngstown 2
3 Youngstown 3
2 Green Bay 1
E1 Dubuque 3
W2 Fargo 0
2 Fargo 3
3 Waterloo 2
2 Fargo 3
Western Conference
1 Sioux Falls 2
4 Lincoln 2
1 Sioux Falls 3

Conference SemifinalsEdit

Note 1: All times are local.
Note 2: Game times in italics signify games to be played only if necessary.
Note 3: Home team is listed first.

Eastern ConferenceEdit

(1) Dubuque Fighting Saints vs. (4) Muskegon LumberjacksEdit

Dubuque wins series 3 – 0


(2) Green Bay Gamblers vs. (3) Youngstown PhantomsEdit

Youngstown wins series 3 – 1


Western ConferenceEdit

(1) Sioux Falls Stampede vs. (4) Lincoln StarsEdit

Sioux Falls wins series 3 – 2


(2) Fargo Force vs. (3) Waterloo Black HawksEdit

Fargo wins series 3 – 2


Conference FinalsEdit

Note 1: All times are local.
Note 2: Game times in italics signify games to be played only if necessary.
Note 3: Home team is listed first.

Eastern ConferenceEdit

(1) Dubuque Fighting Saints vs. (3) Youngstown PhantomsEdit

Dubuque wins series 3 – 2


Western ConferenceEdit

(1) Sioux Falls Stampede vs. (2) Fargo ForceEdit

Fargo wins series 3 – 2


Clark Cup FinalsEdit

Note 1: All times are local.
Note 2: Game times in italics signify games to be played only if necessary.
Note 3: Home team is listed first.

(E1) Dubuque Fighting Saints vs. (W2) Fargo ForceEdit

Dubuque wins series 3 – 0


Playoff StatisticsEdit

Statistics reflect games played through May 17, 2013[7][8]

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; PTS = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus Rating; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM
Alex Iafallo Fargo Force 13 6 10 16 +1 4
Dave Gust Fargo Force 13 3 12 15 +6 4
Austin Ortega Fargo Force 13 7 5 12 0 15
Mike Szmatula Dubuque Fighting Saints 11 7 5 12 +2 8
Frank DiChiara Dubuque Fighting Saints 11 4 8 12 +4 6
Sam Anas Youngstown Phantoms 9 3 9 12 -7 6
Shane Sooth Dubuque Fighting Saints 11 2 10 12 +2 0
Gabe Guertler Fargo Force 13 6 4 10 +3 21
Brendan Harms Fargo Force 12 5 5 10 +4 4
Peter Quenneville Dubuque Fighting Saints 9 6 3 9 +4 2

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; MIN = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SO = Shutouts; GA = Goals Allowed; GAA = Goals Against Average; SV% = Save Percentage

Player Team GP MIN W L SO GA GAA SV%
Michael Bitzer Lincoln Stars 4 238:19 2 2 1 4 1.01 0.972
Arthur Brey Dubuque Fighting Saints 10 618:32 9 1 1 17 1.65 0.935
Sean Romeo Youngstown Phantoms 9 534:46 5 4 0 21 2.36 0.905
Cameron Johnson Fargo Force 8 475:13 4 3 1 19 2.40 0.931
Charlie Lindgren Sioux Falls Stampede 10 595:05 5 5 1 25 2.52 0.921

USHL AwardsEdit

Award Name Team
Rookie of the Year[9] Jake Guentzel Sioux City Musketeers
Defenseman of the Year[10] Paul LaDue Lincoln Stars
Forward of the Year[11] Taylor Cammarata Waterloo Black Hawks
Goaltender of the Year[12] Kevin Lindskoug Muskegon Lumberjacks
Player of the Year[13] Taylor Cammarata Waterloo Black Hawks
Scholar-Athlete[14] Jake Horton
Tyler Moy
Waterloo Black Hawks
Omaha Lancers
Curt Hammer[15] Ryan Siiro Sioux Falls Stampede
Coach of the Year[16] Cary Eades Sioux Falls Stampede
General Manager of the Year[17] Jim Montgomery Dubuque Fighting Saints
Executive of the Year[18] Dan Lehv Dubuque Fighting Saints
Organization of the Year[19] Fargo Force

All-USHL teamsEdit

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